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Thermodynamics and Combustion Technology

Development of combustion technologies is central in reducing the emissions of energy production, particularly in the transition towards new biomass-based fuels. To this end, we utilise both empirical and computational thermodynamics.
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Our expertise in research and higher education is based on thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and chemistry in energy technology. Our technology applications of the research focus mainly on combustion and spray technology, thermal materials and bioenergy conversion.

Latest publications

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thermodynamics and Combustion Technology

Large-eddy simulation of dual-fuel ignition

Publishing year: 2019 Combustion and Flame
Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thermodynamics and Combustion Technology

Adaptive Boost Pressure Control for Four-Stroke Diesel Engine Marine Application in the Presence of Dynamic Uncertainties

Publishing year: 2019 IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thermodynamics and Combustion Technology

Numerical assessment of wall modelling approaches in scale-resolving in-cylinder simulations

Publishing year: 2018 International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thermodynamics and Combustion Technology

Efficient method for predicting the effective thermal conductivity of various types of two-component heterogeneous materials

Publishing year: 2018 International Journal of Thermal Sciences
Thermodynamics and Combustion Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Flow and thermal field effects on cycle-to-cycle variation of combustion

Publishing year: 2018 Applied Energy
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thermodynamics and Combustion Technology

Biofuel blend late post-injection effects on oil dilution and diesel oxidation catalyst performance

Publishing year: 2018 International Journal of Engine Research
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thermodynamics and Combustion Technology, School services, ENG

Analysis of viscous fluid flow in a pressure-swirl atomizer using large-eddy simulation

Publishing year: 2018 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MULTIPHASE FLOW
Thermodynamics and Combustion Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Optimizing the Heat Transfer Performance of the Recovery Boiler Superheaters Using Simulated Annealing, Surrogate Modeling, and Computational Fluid Dynamics

Publishing year: 2018 Energy
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thermodynamics and Combustion Technology

Mixing of High-Momentum-Flux Jets with a Confined Crossflow: Computational Analysis and Applications to Recovery Boiler Air Systems

Publishing year: 2018 JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR FOREST PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thermodynamics and Combustion Technology

Effect of particle size distribution on the behavior of alkali and alkaline earth metals in solid-recovered fuel combustion in a circulating fluidized bed

Publishing year: 2018 Combustion Science and Technology
More information on our research in the Research database.
Research database

Research group members

Zeeshan Ahmad

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Doctoral Candidate

Samuel Cross

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Coordinator

Mahmoud Gadalla

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Doctoral Candidate

Niklas Indola

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Project Employee
Mika Järvinen

Mika Järvinen

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Postdoctoral Researcher
Ossi Kaario

Ossi Kaario

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Senior Research Scientist

Heikki Kahila

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Doctoral Candidate

Laura Kainiemi

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Doctoral Candidate

Ari Kankkunen

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Project Manager

Jeevananthan Kannan

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Doctoral Candidate

Shervin Karimkashi Arani

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Postdoctoral Researcher

Alpo Laitinen

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Research Assistant
Martti Larmi

Martti Larmi

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Professor

Erkki Laurila

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Doctoral Candidate

Mohamed Mohamed Magdeldin Abdelwahed

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Doctoral Candidate

Yrjö Neuvo

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Research Director
Muhammad Owais

Muhammad Owais

Thernodynamics and Combustion Technology
Research Assistant
Tuomas Paloposki

Tuomas Paloposki

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Senior University Lecturer

Petteri Peltonen

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Doctoral Candidate
Annukka Santasalo-Aarnio

Annukka Santasalo-Aarnio

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Assistant Professor

Ari Seppälä

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Senior Scientist

Konsta Turunen

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Doctoral Candidate
Ville Vuorinen

Ville Vuorinen

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Assistant Professor
Roza Yazdani

Roza Yazdani

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Postdoctoral Researcher